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[audio]Lou Harrison: Sonata for Harpsichord, for Linda Burman-Hall performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8 from 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. Lou Harrison: Sonata for Harpsichord, for Linda Burman-Hall (1999-2000). Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord Allegro moderato Adagio, arioso Estampie Lou Harrison's output of solo keyboard spans his entire career, with some works he now prefers on harpsichord originally designated 'for keyboard,' 'for cembalo,' 'for piano or harpsichord,' 'for piano,' or even 'for ...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Lois V Vierk, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1987 - Lois V Vierk
Lois V Vierk interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, April 23, 1987. Composer Lois V Vierk uses multiples of the same instrument to create throbbing sheets of textural sound which develop in time according to her system of "exponential structure." Accordionist Guy Klucevsek plays her Manhattan Cascade for four accordions (1984). Other Music includes "Dark Bourne" for four bassoons and four celli (1985) and "Go Guitars" for five electri...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Lou Harrison: Trio for Violin, Cello, & Piano performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8 from 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. Lou Harrison: Trio for Violin, Cello, & Piano (1990) performed at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. The Harmida Piano Trio (Dawn Harms, violin; Emil Miland, cello; and Laura Dahl, piano) Molto moderato Slow Dance: Rhapsody: Song Allegro As Lou Harrison explained: My only piano trio was commissioned in 19...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]World Premiere of Ge Gan-ru's "Four Studies of Peking Opera" at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Ge Gan-ru
World Premiere of Ge Gan-ru's Four Studies for Peking Opera for piano and string quartet (2002) performed at Other Minds 9 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, 2003. Four Studies of Peking Opera for piano and string quartet (2002) Staging Music Narrative Aria Quick Beat Gloria Cheng, piano; Onyx String Quartet: Anna Presler and Karen Shinozaki, violins; Phyllis Kamrin, viola; Leighton Fong, cello Each of the four movements distills some characteristic elements of Peking Opera...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Elizabeth (Libby) Larsen, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1986 - Elizabeth Larsen
Composer Libby Larsen interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, November 13, 1986. The composer and co-founder of the American Composers Forum is lively and candid in this late-eighties period piece in front of a live audience. Questioned by Charles Amirkhanian and members of the audience, Larsen talks about many things including her background (entering music school with a deep background in "stride boogie, Gregorian chant, and the Mick...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Nicolas Slonimsky Eats Dinner, a dinner conversation about New Music and classical masters, 1971 - Nicolas Slonimsky
In a three part series, the eminent musicologist, composer and conductor talks with Mrs. George Antheil, Charles Amirkhanian and Carol Law over roast duck at the home of Mrs. Antheil in Los Angeles, on December 28, 1971. Brace yourselves for a monologue that puts Spalding Gray to shame. Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995), whose career spans the period dating back to the mid-Twenties, is totally uninhibited by a microphone hanging off a chandelier in the West Hollywood apartment of Böske Antheil (190...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Daniel Bernard Roumain performs "String Quartet No. 4, "Angelou" at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Daniel Bernard Roumain
Daniel Bernard Roumain performs the World Premiere of String Quartet No. 4, "Angelou" (2005) at Other Minds 11 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Daniel Bernard Roumain, electric violin DJ Scientific, laptop and CD DJ equipment Del Sol String Quartet Commissioned by Other Minds and sponsored through a grant from the Cultural Equities Grants Program of the San Francisco Arts Commission...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Daniel Lentz performs Cafe Desire (2002) at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Daniel Lentz
Daniel Lentz performs Cafe Desire at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco during the Other Minds Music Festival at the Palace of Fine Arts, 2003. Cafe Desire (2002) Linda Childs, Britt Quentin: vocals Bradford Ellis: keyboards Sarah Cahill: piano James Sitterly: violin Heather Vorweck, Terri Schmit, Susan Griffin, Cliff Reilly: percussion Phoenix Bach Choir Other Minds Ensemble - Laurie Amat, Dina Emerson, Erin Easter, David Graves, Tom Heasley, Robert Kilman, Polly Moller, Anna Newm...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Vincent Plush, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1986 - Vincent Plush
Composer Vincent Plush interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, September 4, 1986. A protege of Australia's most important living composer Peter Sculthorpe, often compared to our own Lou Harrison, Plush could be described as a down under counterpart to our own John Adams. Plush's orchestral work "Pacifica" is cut from the same cloth as Adams' "Harmonium" and his work often treats historical Australian figures.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]"The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi" by Michael Nyman performed by Del Sol String Quartet at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Michael Nyman
U.S. Concert Premiere of The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi (2001) by Michael Nyman performed by the Del Sol String Quartet with Soprano Cheryl Keller at Other Minds 11 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Del Sol String Quartet Charlton Lee, viola Kate Stenberg, violin Rick Shinozaki, violin Monica Scott, cello Cheryl Keller, soprano Text by visual artist Mary Kelly, whose installation of a room-sized lint sculpture was the inspiration for the composition.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Women's Works: Vivian Fine and Her Music - Vivian Fine, International League of Women Composers
Vivian Fine, born in 1913, is one of the significant female composers in the United States. In this program, produced in 1986 by the International League of Women Composers with funds provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, host Lisa Simeone and Vivian Fine discuss her career, composing philosophy, music, and teaching experiences. Some of Fine's colleagues and friends also are interviewed...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]World Premiere of Jack Body's "Three Sentimental Songs" and U.S. Premiere of "Sarajevo" at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Jack Body
Two Premieres of Jack Body's Sarajevo and Three Sentimental Songs at Other Minds 8 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 2003. Sarajevo for piano (1996) Rememberingimperfectly Totentanz Lachrymae Sarah Cahill, piano Three Sentimental Songs for piano and percussion trio (2000-01) Daisy Bell All Through the Night Little Brown Jug Sarah Cahill, piano; The Other Minds Ensemble - Joel Davel, Chris Froh and Ward Spangler, percussion Sarajevo - This work was written at the invitation of the N...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Interview with Alan Rich, former KPFA Music Director, 1972 - Alan Rich, Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of KPFAs former Music Directors (1953-1960) who left to become music editor of New York Magazine. Mr Rich was in the Bay Area to report on activities of both the San Francisco Opera and the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART). He published a book on the future of the orchestra and is the author of Music: Mirror of the Arts. Recorded Saturday, November 11, 1972 in Berkeley.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]U.S. Premiere of Stephen Scott's "Paisajes Audibles" at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Stephen Scott
U.S. Premiere of Stephen Scott's Paisajes Audibles (Audible Landscapes) for soprano and bowed piano (2002) at Other Minds 9 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 2003. Victoria Hansen, soprano Colorado College Bowed Piano Ensemble - Nicole Benton, Elissa Greene, Alexander Smith, Laura Whalin, Daniel Wiencek, Matthew Wirzbicki, Sienna Wolf-Ekblad, Rebecca Wood, Sayo Yamaguchi Stephen Scott, director Amy Scott, video projection Entrada Fortunate Isle (adapted from prose by Plato and by V...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Into The Flames James Curran - James Curran
Pseudo baroque digitally delayed improvisation for violin.Recorded Glasgow,Scotland in 2002.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Im Memoriam Lou Harrison, A Lou Harrison Tribute at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Lou Harrison
Im Memoriam Lou Harrison (1917 - 2003) - a tribute performance at Other Minds Festival 9 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, 2003. This performance was dedicated to the late composer Lou Harrison who passed away shortly before the festival. King David's Lament (1941; choral version 1985; arr. by Christi Denton 2003) San Francisco Premiere Harold Gray Meers, tenor Mark Morash, & Jake Heggie, piano four hands San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Kathleen McGuire, conductor Members of the Other ...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]World Premiere of Mark Grey's "Sands of Time" for cello and live electronic processing performed by Joan Jeanrenaud at Other Minds 10, 2004 - Mark Grey
World Premiere of Mark Grey's Sands of Time for cello and live electronic processing (2003) performed at Other Minds 10 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2004 Joan Jeanrenaud, cello Mark Grey, electronics One of the most in-demand sound designers today, Grey is best known for his work with the Kronos Quartet, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Terry Riley and most recently with John Adams in The Dharma at Big Sur for the October 2003 opening of Disney Hall in Los Angeles...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Robert Dick, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1990 - Robert Dick
Flute virtuoso Robert Dick performs his works Flames Must Not Encircle Sides and Further Down while discussing his efforts to extend flute techniques and his work on designing a new flute capable of playing chords. In Part Two, Robert Dick performs Heart of Light for Ab alto piccollo, Look Out, which he composed for High School students, Another Look, a flute solo in the style of Jimi Hendrix, and discusses his teacher, Indian flute music, and the flute in 20th century music.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]The Ear Reverends - Invention One - The Ear Reverends
from: Portastudio Master (our first multitrack experiments) 1982
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Morton Feldman, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1986 - Morton Feldman
Morton Feldman interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, January 30, 1986. Charles Amirkhanian interviews Morton Feldman and asks right at the top: Is your music Hermetic? The answers take us on a whirlwind tour of this composers opinions, philosophy, criticisms, recollections and observations. There are excerpts from his Piano and String Quartet as well as his Violin Concerto...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Henry Brant performs Homeless People at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Henry Brant
American composer Henry Brant, father of 20th Century "spatial" music, conducts and performs the world premiere of a new work titled "Homeless People" at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater. For this premiere, Brant performs with the San Francisco-based Onyx Quartet with Brant playing directly on the strings of a piano with mallets. "As the 20th Century concludes, there is scarcely anyone on the planet who is not in some significant way a member of the univer...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Alan Hovhaness Concert at St. John's Church, Berkeley California, February 1978 - Alan Hovhaness
Alan Hovhaness Concert recorded February 25, 1978 at St. John's Church in Berkeley, California. This concert was presented by 1750 Arch Street. Alan Hovhaness, composer & pianist Hinako Fujihara, soprano Jean Hovhaness Nandi, harpischord Part I Couperin: Pieces de Clavecin, Ordre XIII Hovhaness: Sonata for Harpsichord, Op. 306 (Premiere) Celestial Canticle for Soprano & Piano, Op. 305 (Premiere) Total Length 44:44 Part II: Hovhaness: Sonata for Piano "Ananda", Op...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]The World of Alan Hovhaness on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series, 1976 - Alan Hovhaness
American composer Alan Hovhaness (b. 1911, Somerville, Mass.) has successfully combined Eastern and Western music to produce unique works both exotic and immediately accessable. Incorporating music reflecting his Armenian heritage with procedures common in Medieval and pre-Baroque Western music, Hovhaness has produced an enormous catalogue of works after destroying his first thousand pieces which he regarded as learning pieces...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Stravinsky In Rehearsal from 1947 - Igor Stravinsky & William Malloch
In 1947, William Malloch possessed of a sense of history, recorded Igor Stravinsky rehearsing his new revision of his symphonies of wind instruments in memory of Debussy. The sound is antique but the picture of what Stravinsky is striving for musically comes through clearly enough. Malloch won runner-up honors in the Eighth Annual Armstrong Awards, the seventh national award his programs have won.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]John Luther Adams selections from "Strange and Sacred Noise" performed by So Percussion at Other Minds 11, 2005 - John Luther Adams
So Percussion performs selections from Strange and Sacred Noise by John Luther Adams at the 11th Other Minds Music Festival at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. So Percussion Douglas Perkins, Adam Sliwinski, Jason Treuting, Lawson White This performance was funded in part by a gift from Liz and Greg Lutz. Composer John Luther Adams presents the West Coast premiere of five movements from Strange and Sacred Noise, an evening-length suite for percussion quartet in which Adams d...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]US Premiere of Hanna Kulenty's "Flute Concerto No.1" at Other Minds 10, 2004 - Hanna Kulenty
US Premiere of Hanna Kulenty's Flute Concerto No. 1 (2001) performed at Other Minds 10 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2004. Hanna Kulenty: Flute Concerto No. 1 (2001) US Premiere Anne La Berge, quarter-tone flute Parallèle Ensemble, Nicole Paiement, conductor Winner of the UNESCO Rostrum of Composers (2003), and one of Europes most promising young composers, Hanna Kulentys talent is virtually undiscovered in the US...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Astor Piazzolla, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1989 - Astor Piazzolla
Composer Astor Piazzolla interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, May 11, 1989. In this program, Astor Piazzolla reveals the history of tango, its derivation from the milonga, the development of the accordion-like bandoneon, and pivotal points in his own compositional career, importantly how he changed traditional tango to Nuevo Tango following his dismissal by teacher Nadia Boulanger in Paris...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Drum Roll (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Drum Roll (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 418
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Sight Of Hand (1999) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs Sight Of Hand (1999) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. This piece had its world premiere and was commissioned for the fifth Other Minds Music Festival with the assistance of the Rockefeller Foundation Multi-Arts Production Fund.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 171
[audio]Alvin Lucier: Islands (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Alvin Lucier
The Other Minds Ensemble perform Alvin Lucier's composition Island (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The Other Minds Ensemble George Brooks, soprano saxophone Larry London, clarinet Robin May, English horn Susan Radcliff, trumpet Toyoji Tomita, trombone The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Stephen Weaver. Islands, for wind instruments and amplified snare drums, is the latest in a series of works by Alvin Lucier tha...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,213
[audio]Richard Teitelbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Richard Teitelbaum
Richard Teitelbaum's performance from 2002 at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Richard Teitelbaum: Blends (1977), for shakuhachi, synthesizer and percussion (West Coast Premiere) Performed by The Other Minds Ensemble (Masayuki Koga, shakuhachi; Richard Teitelbaum, Kurzweil synthesizer; Geoffrey Gordon, tables & percussion) As Teitelbaum explained in 2002: "I composed Blends while studying with the great shakuhachi master Katsuya Yokoyama in Tokyo in 1976-77, and many...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,241
[audio]Annea Lockwood and Thomas Buckner performance at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Annea Lockwood
Annea Lockwood performs two pieces at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Annea Lockwood and Thomas Buckner: Duende (1997) Thomas Buckner, baritone; Annea Lockwood, tape Annea had this to say about Duende: "Duende was commissioned by Thomas Buckner, with whom I have collaborated for several years, composing two other works for him, Night and Fog and The Angle of Repose. This is the most collaborative of the three works, and draws on the remarkable and expressive array o...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 555
[audio]Conlon Nancarrow on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series from 1987 including interviews from Mexico City and New York recorded in 1977 - Conlon Nancarrow
In an interview by Charles Amirkhanian with Conlon Nancarrow at this Mexico City home in 1977, the composer reveals details of his compositions for one or more player pianos including the equipment needed to hand-punch the holes into the piano rolls. Reminiscences of the artists residing in Mexico City from the 1940s on, including Diego Rivera, are recounted. There are recordings of several "Studies for Player Piano" presented, and in one instance, a composition for traditional instruments (Stri...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
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[audio]António Pinho Vargas: Mirrors performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - António Pinho Vargas
Gloria Cheng performs the U.S. premiere of António Pinho Vargas' composition Mirrors (1989) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Gloria Cheng, piano According to Pinho Vargas: Mirrors was written in Amsterdam while I was studying with Klaas de Vries. The title being in a language other than Portuguese is related to this fact. In Mirrors I made use for the last time of a twelve-note series, but with what lack of discipline! So it is a musical gesture ...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 368
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Shiva (1994) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Shiva (1994) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 238
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Talking Stick (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Talking Stick (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 185
[audio]Mary Ellen Childs: Click (1989) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Mary Ellen Childs
Mary Ellen Childs performs the West Coast premiere of her composition Click (1989) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 225
[audio]Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates: Harry Partch Series #4 - Harry Partch, Peter Yates
Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates, Harry Partch Series #4 includes interviews and music. Harry Partch introduces himself, his 43-tone scale, and demonstrates his instruments. Music selections played and sung by Partch, from Gate 5 Records: [9:09] wordless piece marked "steady in an ancient phrygian scale" [10:27] wordless piece marked "steady in a Greek enharmonic scale" [12:20] "The Rose" [13:58] "The Crane" based on a text by Lao Tze [15:35] "The Wind" [17:13] "The Waterfall" [18:17] "The ...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Linda Bouchard: Ductwork (1997) performed by The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Linda Bouchard
The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players performs Linda Bouchard's Ductwork (1997) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players Linda Bouchard, conductor Steven D'Amico, contrabass Daniel Kennedy, percussion Steven Miller, violin Kenneth Piascik, percussion Susan Radcliff, trumpet Karen Rosenak, piano William Wohlmacher, clarinet The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of the Fleischhac...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 256
[audio]Ellen Fullman & Kronos Quartet Perform at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Ellen Fullman
Ellen Fullman performs Stratified Bands: Last Kind Words (2001-02) with the Kronos Quartet in 2002 at The Other Minds Music Festival 8 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. This premiere and performance made possible by a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission. Songs in Last Kind Words as were performed in order include: Changing Perspective; Drifting Areas: the Mississippi River, Never gets out of me, If I get killed #1, When you see me comin', And if I don't bring you flo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,108
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Rapture performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Ellen Ruth Rose and Michael Seth Orland perform the U.S. premiere of Errollyn Wallen's composition Rapture (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Errollyn Wallen: Rapture (1998) Ellen Ruth rose, viola Michael Seth Orland, piano On Rapture: I was commissioned to write this piece by Malcolm Allison and the Cockermouth Music Society. It was premiered by Malcolm Allison and pianist Tim Lissimore in December 1998 and recorded by BBC Television for bro...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 395
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Guru performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs Guru Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary lonelines...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 276
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: The Lighthouse performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs The Lighthouse Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 228
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: What Shall I Sing? performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs What Shall I Sing? Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contempo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 209
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Magritte Man performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs Magritte Man Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary l...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Julia Wolfe's East Broadway at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Julia Wolfe & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Julia Wolfe's piece East Broadway (1996) written specifically for Tan at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano & toy boombox Julia Wolfe is co-artistic director of New York's Bang On A Can Festival. East Broadway is inspired by the frenetic energy of that street running through Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 467
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs John Kennedy's Fanfare from The Winged Energy of Delight at Other Minds 5, 1999 - John Kennedy & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of John Kennedy's Fanfare from The Winged Energy of Delight (1997) written for Ms. Tan at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy cymbals According to Tan: Fanfare is the prelude from The Winged Energy of Delight, a four-movement suite written for my toy piano by John Kennedy, composer and co-artistic director of the new music group "Essential Music." He thought it would be fun to hav...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 483
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Guy Klucevsek's Sweet Chinoiserie at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Guy Klucevsek & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Guy Klucevsek's Sweet Chinoiserie (1995), arranged by the composer for Ms. Tan in 1996, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy pianos, toy accordion, melodica, toy drums and rattles, glasses, soya sauce dishes & cat food cans According to Tan: Guy Klucevsek is a renowned new music accordionist and composer...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 538
[audio]Margaret Leng Tan performs Stephen Montague's Mirabella at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Stephen Montague & Margaret Leng Tan
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Stephen Montague's Mirabella (A Tarantella) (1995) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano This piece was written for Margaret Leng Tan. Ms. Tan plays the Schoenhut toy piano. According to Tan: Stephen Montague was born and educated in the U.S. but has been living in London as a freelance composer since 1974...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Nicolas Slonimsky Evening Concert, Russian and Soviet Music (1979) - Nicolas Slonimsky
Charles Amirkhanian gives a brief background into the life and music of Nikolai Miaskovsky (1881-1950), who composed during both Tsarist and Stalinist Russia. A recording of the composer's Cello Sonata No. 2 in A minor, Op. 81 was aired (Finedar Records). What follows may be some of the most hilarious, but informative, moments in musicology ever broadcast. After Amirkhanian reads the section in the recently published Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (6th Edition) written by Nicolas S...
Keywords: Documentary; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,001
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